Are You Kidding???

Broadcasters Claim Record TV Blackouts and Exploding Consumer Prices Show the System is “Working” “The 12 million Americans who got…

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ATVA Applauds STELAR Passage

Following the House’s passage STELAR legislation today, the American Television Alliance released the following statement: We applaud the leadership and…

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The Darkness of Greed

CBS Threatening Massive Blackout if Unprecedented Demands Aren’t Met Washington D.C. July 19, 2013 – Over three million viewers in…

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Repeat Offender: LIN Media Threatening Retrans Blackout

Washington D.C. August 23, 2011 – In what is turning into the worst year in U.S. history for natural disasters, LIN Media is threatening to blackout viewers as Hurricane Irene bears down on the East Coast. When a broadcaster decides using viewers as bargaining chips is more important than fulfilling their public interest obligation to provide critical local news and weather information, it confirms the dire need to repair this nation’s broken retransmission consent regime.

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Retrans Fees Skyrocket

Consumers Will Continue Paying the Price WASHINGTON, D.C. May 25, 2011 Research recently released by two different groups shows that…

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